Shore-based job (world-wide frequent travels acceptable) in a shipping industry.
1983 - 1989 - Cadet (during education)
1989 - 1991 - 3rd Officer
1991 - 1996 - 2nd Officer
1996 - 2000 - Chief Officer
2000 - 2008 - Master
Types of vessels worked on: bulkcarriers (10), dry-cargo (4), containers (2), reefer (1), lighter-carrier (1).
1. Tritea Maritime Ltd., Greece
2. Meadway Shipping & Trading Inc., Greece
3. Merchant Marine Management S.A., Greece
4. Amalthia Marine Inc., Greece
In 1989 graduated from Odessa Higher Engineering Marine School (presently - Odessa State Maritime Academy) with a degree "engineer-navigator". Refresh & Update
Courses for Master's certification confirmation completed in 1994, 1999, 2004.
Deep Sea Captain - issued by Ukraine, endorsements issued by Ukraine, Malta, Liberia, Panama, Marshall Islands
Proficiency in survival crafts
Advanced fire fighting
Medical care on board vessel
Ship handling arrangements
Ship security officer
Ample experience in vessel's navigation, cargo handling, maintenance and repairs, ISM management, ISPS, multi-national crew management, Class, P&I and PSC issues.
Advanced computer user (MS Office, etc.)
I'm an experienced, but still young (42) captain, positively thinking and creative, able to work both in team and without supervision, able to find a new way or follow a traditional one.